Study backs less formal kindergarten

Cohen, Deborah L.
March 1994
Education Week;3/30/94, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p1
Reports on a study by developmental psychologist Rebecca Marcone on the effects of early childhood programs. Negative impact on achievement and social development of overly academic approaches; Damages of retention; Benefits of parental involvement.


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